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Queen Victoria’s Urdu Notebook

You may have heard about the movie Victoria and Abdul, which stars Judi Dench as Queen Victoria, and Ali Fazal as a young Indian servant named Abdul Karim, whom she became close to. He taught her to speak and write in Urdu, which she practiced in notebooks such as the one below.

Karim kept his own diary, and his journals were used as a source for the story told in the movie.

Source: Queen Victoria’s rare notebook when she learned Urdu under the tutelage of Abdul Karim goes on display | The Indian Express

Moleskine Monday: Hobbit Limited Edition Coming Soon

Looks like some Hobbit-themed Moleskines are on the way.

Read more at The Hobbit Limited Edition Moleskine Notebooks Are Coming Soon.